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Old 07-08-2008, 05:57 PM   #1
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I received my faucets yesterday. I can finally get away from the picnic tap. when using the picnic tap I had to go to 3/16 line at about 8.5 feet long to reduce foaming at 12 PSI. With 3 faucets now I dont want 26 feet of tubing snarling around in the keezer. What lengths and diameters do you guys use for your faucets? I'm so broke after buying those ventmatics I don't want to buy more hose than I need.

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Old 07-08-2008, 06:06 PM   #2
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I use 10 feet on each of mine. Just coil it up and hold it that way using some tie wraps or masking tape.

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Old 07-08-2008, 06:19 PM   #3
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I use 10-12 feet of 3/16", except for the soda tap which is 20' The lines are coiled, tie-wrapped & sit on top of the kegs as necessary.

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You're going to need at LEAST six feet per faucet at 12PSI. More is better; slower pour, but less foaming. Zip ties are your friend...

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ok thanks guys. looks like only one will be hooked up this week. I'll pour one for each of you.

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Them velcro rolls used to tie up garden plants to stakes, cheap and reusable besides the square velcro sticky backs to stick the ties to inside your coolers.

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